We will pick up at Port Chalmers. We generally pick up guests at 8.45am inside the port and returned at least 1 hour prior to the ships scheduled departure time. If you’re looking to explore Dunedin this tour showcases Dunedin’s Otago Peninsula and offers the opportunity to have up close encounters with some of our endangered wildlife like the Yellow Eyed Penguin and the Royal Albatross.
Highlights Morning – City Tour, unique views and historic architecture. Baldwin Street - This is in the Guinness book of records as the ‘steepest street in the world’ and has opened the lungs of visitors world-wide. Signal Hill - A drive to the top of Signal Hill will allow us to point out the key features of our city. Otago University - built in 1869 and the first university of New Zealand. Dunedin Railway Station Larnach Castle* - *(Additional $15.00NZD per person) Afternoon – Peninsular Tour Encounters with wildlife. Lunch (Inclusive) - enjoy lunch at a local kiwi pub with magnificent harbour views and a tasty menu Scenic tour of the Otago Peninsula Bird watching Otakou Marae - All access points to the sea on the peninsula would have been visited and inhabited at some point by the Maori, a people of the elements. (please note we do not go into the Marae). Albatross Centre* - A great chance to view one of the largest sea-birds in the world at their only mainland breeding colony. Our guide will take you to the best observation point to see the Royal Albatross. Please note, you have the option of joining a 45 minute tour of the nesting area that will enhance your viewing. (Additional Cost $40.00NZD). Yellow-Eyed Penguin Reserve (Penguin Place) - view one of the rarest penguins in the world through a series of tunnels and hides. The tour duration is 1.5 hours and involves easy walking and close up viewing of this endangered species.
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